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Incidents of Travel and Adventure in the Far West

PDF Solomon Carvalho (1815-1897) was a portrait painter, daguerreotypist, and expeditionary artist, who in 1852, accompanied John C. Fremont to Utah on his fifth expedition from Missouri travelling over the Rocky Mountains. After becoming ill, Carvalho departed from the Fremont party in Parowan, Utah traveling to Salt Lake City. While there, he was successful in utilizing his skills as a portrait painter. His portraits included Brigham Young, authorities of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and others.

Carvalho went on a peace mission with Brigham Young In 1857, in central Utah where he once again utilized his skills as a portrait painter, painting portraits of Indian chiefs such as Wakra. Carvalho was a contemporary of the Rocky Mountain school of painting. He published the book "Adventures in the Far West", which contains his reflections on Mormons as well as his journey with Fremont, was published in 1857.

1. Introduction to Col. Fremont
2. Preparing for the Journey
3. Learning to Handle a Horse
4. The Expedition Departs
5. Preparing Buffalo Meat
6. Kansas
7. Delaware Medicine Man
8. The First Buffalo Hunt
9. Walnut Creek
10. Cheyenne Indian Village
11. Bent's Fort
12. Lost in the Forest
13. Crossing the Mountains
14. Carvalho Loses His Horse
15. Hostile Indian Attack Averted
16. Over Snowy Plains
17. The Expedition Faces Starvation
18. More Suffering of the Explorers
19. Search for a Lost Comrade
20. The Explorers Kill Horses for Food
21. Carvalho Leaves the Expedition
22. A Jew Among the Mormons
23. Mormon Ceremonies
24. Social Life in Salt Lake City
25. Mrs. Golightly
26. The Romance of Fanny Littlemore
27. Hot and Cold Springs
28. Carvalho Leaves Salt Lake City
29. Chief Wakara of the Utahs
30. Negotiations With the Indians
31. Mysterious Prehistoric Rock Engravings
32. Portrait of an Angel
33. On to California
34. Across the Desert
35. Buoyant Fresh Water Spring
36. Bitter Springs
37. Journey to Los Angeles

This book published in 1860 has been reformatted for the Kindle and may contain an occasional defect from the original publication or from the reformatting.

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